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Neighborhood Spotlight: Six Corners, Chicago

Neighborhood Spotlight: Six Corners, Chicago

Six Corners, home to an AmeriCash Loans store, is located on the north side of Chicago in the Portage Park neighborhood. The area gets its name from the six-corner intersection of Irving Park Road, Cicero Avenue, and Milwaukee Avenue. Six Corners began to develop in the 1840s and has grown into one of the largest commercial shopping areas in Chicago, second only to the Loop. Whether you live in the Six Corners area or are just visiting for a day, there are lots of fun things to do and see. The neighborhood is home to a couple of famous BBQ festivals and classic Chicago architecture from every era of the city’s history.

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Veritec: What is It and Why Does It Exist?

Veritec: What is It and Why Does It Exist?

You spend a lot of time applying for a loan and gathering the materials you need to get one. Make sure you don’t forget to consider Veritec and its implications for you during the application process. Veritec can be hard to understand, so we’ve put together a guide to help you avoid a Veritec Denied loan result.

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Getting Your House Ready for an Efficient Summer

Home Improvement: Getting Your House Ready for an Efficient Summer

If you’re a homeowner, you know how harsh seasons can be on your house. When your home is damaged and not running efficiently, money is flying out the door. Now is the perfect time to fix any winter damage and prepare your home for summer. When you’re proactive and take preventative action, you’re keeping more money in your pocket in the long term.

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Growing a Garden for Dirt Cheap

Budget Hack: Growing a Garden for Dirt Cheap

Having your own garden or mini-farm will save you money in the long run. Growing your own food costs next to nothing in comparison to shopping at the grocery store, but getting started on your garden might seem financially daunting. The initial costs will pay off tenfold, and the tips in this article will help you save money while getting started growing.

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Planning for Retirement at Every Age

Planning for Retirement at Every Age

The economy has changed drastically over the past 20 years, and so has the way most of the young people in the country think about retirement. Gone are the days of working a lifetime for a single company with a guaranteed retirement fund. Today’s workforce functions with a lot of moving parts and most of the time saving for retirement is left up to the individual. Whether you’re in your 20s and are just beginning to think about retirement or you’re in your 60s and about to retire, we’ve got tips for how to make the most of your golden year finances.

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